1.0. Wildfire Science

Jeff Co

The Process Of CombustionThe goal of fire suppression is to remove at least one of the sides of the FIRE TRIANGLE, the triangle “collapses”, the fire goes out… Forest Fuel Types

4.0. Wildfire Detection & Reporting

snrcadmin

Key Information To Report Exact Location: GPS, landmarks, reference points Estimated Size: hectares, metres, (30 X 50m), football fields Smoke Characteristics: colour, drift, density Wind Speed and Direction: estimate speed, wind direction from N Type of Fire/Fire Behaviour: ground/surface/crown or Rank 1,2,3,4… Fuel –what is burning? conifer/deciduous, grass, slash, moss Topography/Terrain level: rough, slope, aspect Access: roads, trails, helicopter Water Sources: pond/lake/creek/pool/hydrant Resources Currently Actioning Fire: personnel/equipment, safety, (incoming A/C) ...

1.0. Wildfire Science

snrcadmin

The Process Of CombustionThe goal of fire suppression is to remove at least one of the sides of the FIRE TRIANGLE, the triangle “collapses”, the fire goes out… Forest Fuel Types